The game of their lives, talk by Nick Richardson

Date:
28/03/2017
Time:
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:
Camberwell Library Meeting Room
Categories:

As the Great War raged in 1916, two teams of Australian soldiers played an Australian Rules football match in London. It was the first time the world had seen our national game. But this was more than an exhibition match. It symbolised sport’s role in driving young athletes to enlist and fight.

Nick Richardson has been a journalist for three decades and has worked on newspapers and magazines in Australia and England. Nick has a PhD in history from the University of Melbourne and is adjunct professor of journalism at La Trobe University.

All welcome

Phone: George Fernando 9885 9927 or enquiries@chs.org.au

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